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WD / Hitachi / Seagate / Samsung ????

Poll Results: Which one is better ?

 
  • 38% (16)
    WD
  • 2% (1)
    Hitachi
  • 50% (21)
    Segate
  • 9% (4)
    Samsung
42 Total Votes  
post #1 of 24
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I decide to buy a 160GB SATAII 8MB HDD. Recently my friend bought Hitachi and he told me that it got 5.6 in WEI

But I don't trust WEI Can you help me ?

sorry for my eng %-)
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post #2 of 24
Western Digital all the way.
post #3 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by P.J View Post
I decide to buy a 160GB SATAII 8MB HDD. Recently my friend bought Hitachi and he told me that it got 5.6 in WEI

But I don't trust WEI Can you help me ?

sorry for my eng %-)
Get a Western Digital or Hitachi. It's a tossup. WEI is useless.
    
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post #4 of 24
the new seagate 7200.11 are uber fast. look at the benches.
    
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post #5 of 24
If you don't use a whole lot of space (like me, I can't fill up this 36gb) then get a raptor

The older revisions aren't that great, but the new ones with 16mb cache are speeeedyyyyy. But then again, if you do need space, raptors aren't for you unless you want to spend a whole lot to raid them. For speed and space, I'd agree that it's a tossup between WD and seagate.
post #6 of 24
I've used and owned Western Digital hard drives for over 7 years, I've used Samsung hard drives. I have used Seagate hard drives.

And without a doubt, I will say go with a Seagate hard drive.
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post #7 of 24
Definitely go with the Western Digital. I am currently running 5 Western Digital Hard Drives. (2x 200GB, 1x 250GB, 1x 36GB Raptor, 1x 150GB Raptor). I have had no issues with any of the drives.
    
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
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I've used and owned Western Digital hard drives for over 7 years, I've used Samsung hard drives. I have used Seagate hard drives.

And without a doubt, I will say go with a Seagate hard drive.
Yup, I WAS a WD guy, but Seagate stole my heart.
    
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post #9 of 24
i have both seagate and wd. they both are just as fast, but the wd is quiter
post #10 of 24
WD or Seagate
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